The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 33 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Perl 127 163 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.06% 9.88% 8.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.22% 14.78% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 109 138 125
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1132 1103 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.96% 66.85% 72.16%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1007 1145
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Perl
Cambridgeshire

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 181 (63.51%) Python
2 168 (58.95%) Linux
3 124 (43.51%) Java
4 106 (37.19%) UNIX
5 79 (27.72%) Degree
6 70 (24.56%) SQL
7 60 (21.05%) Bash Shell
8 59 (20.70%) Windows
9 58 (20.35%) JavaScript
10 57 (20.00%) Ruby
11 49 (17.19%) QA
12 47 (16.49%) C++
13 45 (15.79%) HTML
14 44 (15.44%) Oracle
15 43 (15.09%) VMware
15 43 (15.09%) C#
16 42 (14.74%) C
16 42 (14.74%) Mathematics
17 41 (14.39%) Red Hat
18 40 (14.04%) PHP
19 38 (13.33%) MySQL
19 38 (13.33%) Software Engineering
19 38 (13.33%) Test Automation
20 37 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (12.28%) CentOS
22 33 (11.58%) Computer Science
22 33 (11.58%) ITIL
23 32 (11.23%) Wireless
24 31 (10.88%) Finance
24 31 (10.88%) Puppet

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (8.77%) Apache
2 20 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.21%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.75%) CMS
5 4 (1.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) nginx
6 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.70%) Documentum
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (2.11%) MS Office
2 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Simulink
3 2 (0.70%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.86%) SunGard APT
2 10 (3.51%) FastVal
3 9 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.23%) Wireless
2 25 (8.77%) Internet
3 21 (7.37%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.67%) Bluetooth
5 18 (6.32%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (5.61%) LDAP
7 15 (5.26%) DNS
8 14 (4.91%) DHCP
9 13 (4.56%) SAN
10 11 (3.86%) Firewall
11 10 (3.51%) VPN
11 10 (3.51%) HTTP
12 9 (3.16%) UWB
13 7 (2.46%) Intranet
13 7 (2.46%) 3G
13 7 (2.46%) LTE
14 5 (1.75%) STUN
14 5 (1.75%) SSL
14 5 (1.75%) X.509
15 3 (1.05%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.33%) MySQL
2 18 (6.32%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.61%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.56%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.46%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.05%) TKPROF
7 3 (1.05%) SQLite
8 2 (0.70%) Big Data
8 2 (0.70%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (9.47%) Subversion
2 25 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.16%) Bugzilla
4 9 (3.16%) Hudson
5 8 (2.81%) CMake
5 8 (2.81%) Ant
5 8 (2.81%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.81%) Maven
6 7 (2.46%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.75%) Redmine
8 3 (1.05%) Xcode
8 3 (1.05%) SCons
9 2 (0.70%) Valgrind
9 2 (0.70%) CppUnit
9 2 (0.70%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.70%) Selenium
9 2 (0.70%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 31 (10.88%) Finance
2 24 (8.42%) Electronics
3 14 (4.91%) Automotive
4 12 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.51%) Marketing
6 9 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.70%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (21.75%) Developer
2 59 (20.70%) Test Engineer
3 50 (17.54%) Software Engineer
4 44 (15.44%) Systems Administrator
4 44 (15.44%) Administrator
5 28 (9.82%) Software Test Engineer
6 27 (9.47%) Linux Administrator
6 27 (9.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 20 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 20 (7.02%) UNIX Administrator
8 16 (5.61%) Java Developer
9 15 (5.26%) Analyst
10 14 (4.91%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.56%) Graduate
12 12 (4.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.21%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
14 10 (3.51%) Release Engineer
14 10 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 10 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.79%) HTML
2 29 (10.18%) CSS
3 28 (9.82%) J2EE
4 26 (9.12%) Web Services
4 26 (9.12%) XML
5 20 (7.02%) jQuery
6 13 (4.56%) JSP
7 11 (3.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (3.86%) REST
7 11 (3.86%) HTML5
8 9 (3.16%) JSON
8 9 (3.16%) RESTful
9 8 (2.81%) SOAP
9 8 (2.81%) Struts
10 7 (2.46%) CGI
11 6 (2.11%) STL
11 6 (2.11%) LAMP
11 6 (2.11%) Ajax
12 5 (1.75%) Spring
12 5 (1.75%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.74%) Mathematics
2 33 (11.58%) Computer Science
3 29 (10.18%) Firmware
4 20 (7.02%) Open Source
5 14 (4.91%) Clustering
6 13 (4.56%) Grid Computing
7 12 (4.21%) Mobile App
8 11 (3.86%) PKI
9 10 (3.51%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.46%) Handset
10 7 (2.46%) Wiki
11 6 (2.11%) Biology
11 6 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 5 (1.75%) Device Driver
12 5 (1.75%) Physics
13 4 (1.40%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.40%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.40%) Robotics
13 4 (1.40%) Cryptography
14 3 (1.05%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 168 (58.95%) Linux
2 106 (37.19%) UNIX
3 59 (20.70%) Windows
4 35 (12.28%) CentOS
5 29 (10.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (9.47%) Solaris
7 24 (8.42%) Ubuntu
8 18 (6.32%) Mac OS X
9 16 (5.61%) Debian
10 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.46%) Android
12 3 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.70%) HPUX
14 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.33%) Software Engineering
1 38 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 37 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (11.58%) ITIL
4 30 (10.53%) OO
5 26 (9.12%) Configuration Management
5 26 (9.12%) Test Scripting
6 25 (8.77%) Automated Testing
6 25 (8.77%) Scrum
7 21 (7.37%) Migration
8 20 (7.02%) DevOps
9 17 (5.96%) Web Development
9 17 (5.96%) TDD
9 17 (5.96%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (5.26%) Load Balancing
11 15 (5.26%) Validation
11 15 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 14 (4.91%) Software Testing
13 13 (4.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (63.51%) Python
2 124 (43.51%) Java
3 70 (24.56%) SQL
4 60 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 58 (20.35%) JavaScript
6 57 (20.00%) Ruby
7 47 (16.49%) C++
8 43 (15.09%) C#
9 42 (14.74%) C
10 40 (14.04%) PHP
11 23 (8.07%) Shell Script
12 11 (3.86%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.86%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.51%) Bourne shell
14 9 (3.16%) TTCN
15 8 (2.81%) Tcl
16 6 (2.11%) Assembly Language
16 6 (2.11%) VB
17 5 (1.75%) Scala
18 4 (1.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 79 (27.72%) Degree
2 11 (3.86%) OCP
2 11 (3.86%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (3.86%) RHCE
3 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.70%) ISEB
3 2 (0.70%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.70%) PhD
4 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (17.19%) QA
System Software
1 29 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.42%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (4.56%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.86%) vSphere
5 9 (3.16%) KVM
6 5 (1.75%) NFS
7 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (10.88%) Puppet
2 26 (9.12%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (4.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (3.16%) SCCM
4 9 (3.16%) SCOM
5 5 (1.75%) OpenSSO
6 4 (1.40%) Nessus
7 3 (1.05%) Ansible
8 2 (0.70%) Munin
8 2 (0.70%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.70%) Nagios
8 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (15.44%) Oracle
2 43 (15.09%) VMware
3 41 (14.39%) Red Hat
4 28 (9.82%) Sun
5 17 (5.96%) Perforce
5 17 (5.96%) HP
5 17 (5.96%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.91%) NetApp
7 13 (4.56%) EMC
8 11 (3.86%) SAP
8 11 (3.86%) SunGard
8 11 (3.86%) IBM
9 10 (3.51%) Sybase
10 9 (3.16%) MKS
10 9 (3.16%) Hitachi
11 8 (2.81%) Dell
12 5 (1.75%) Zend
13 3 (1.05%) Intel
13 3 (1.05%) Google
13 3 (1.05%) Atlassian
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